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Epson and its subsidiary Epson X Investment Corporation "will subscribe in the third-party allocation of sales for GITAI Inc., a startup company developing general-purpose space robots, and invest in the company through their EP-GB Investment Limited Partnership."

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise's (HPE) second-generation Spaceborne Computer is scheduled for launch on 20 February, heading for the International Space Station.

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Blasting off into the chief space officer position at Finnish start-up Space Nation is former NASA astronaut Gregory "Box" Johnson, to advise on the Space Nation Astronaut Program and future ISS missions.

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A satellite designed and built by the University of Adelaide has been launched at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to measure climate change data and communicate it back to Earth.

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Saturday, 31 December 2011 14:15

NASA's cool 3D satellite tracker

Using a java plug-in, NASA's satellite tracker gives viewers a manipulable 3D view of every major satellite in earth-orbit.

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Monday, 05 July 2010 23:00

Progress 38 does it right second time

The Russian Progress 38 supply craft successfully docked with the International Space Station on Sunday, July 4, 2010, after having a television transmitter problem two days earlier.


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Saturday, 03 July 2010 22:45

Progress 38 spaceship fails to dock with ISS

A Russian cargo vessel was unable to dock with the International Space Station on July 2, 2010, at approximately 1658 GMT. Russian controllers say the unmanned Progress 38 ship is 'under control.'


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Monday, 28 June 2010 22:33

Space Station says sayonara to sex

According to space shuttle commander Alan Poindexter, while visiting Japan, astronauts aboard the International Space Station have working relationships and do not have personal relationships, implying that sex does not occur in space.

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Saturday, 26 June 2010 23:04

See Space Station several times a night

As of Saturday, June 26, 2010, the International Space Station may be visible over your local night sky for up to five times over the next few days. Catch this unusual event now. Don't wait until it's too late!


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Wednesday, 16 June 2010 07:44

Soyuz TMA-19 launches three to space station

On Tuesday, June 15, 2010 (U.S. time), the Russian Soyuz spacecraft TMA-19 launched one cosmonaut and one astronauts to the International Space Station.


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Tuesday, 15 June 2010 06:37

Spectacular layers of Earth's atmosphere

Space.com highlights an image of the Earth's atmosphere, with its various distinct layers, as taken by astronauts onboard the International Space Station while passing over the Indian Ocean at sunset.

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Saturday, 01 May 2010 01:06

Robonaut 2 to hitch ride to Space Station

A robot will become a member of the International Space Station starting in September 2010 when the STS-133 crew delivers the human-style droid R2 to the Space Station onboard the space shuttle Discovery.


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Sunday, 25 April 2010 00:26

Shuttle flight delayed due to cosmic magnet

The NASA STS-134 mission to the International Space Station will be delayed past its July 2010 launch date due to the replacement of a superconducting magnet in the mission's main instrument, the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, which will search for the universe's most exotic particles.


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Wednesday, 14 April 2010 22:33

Obama: Orion is un-mothballed for NASA

According to an announcement made by Lori Garver, NASA's deputy administrator, on Tuesday, April 13, 2010, President Barack Obama has decided to use the Orion space capsule, one part of the now defunct Constellation Program, as an on-board emergency escape system for the International Space Station.


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arlier this year, an astronaut on the International Space Station sent the first direct tweet from space. It's now been revealed that this was achieved by using a virtual desktop.

Sunday, 04 April 2010 23:50

The Trio: Discovery, ISS, and Moon

If you are lucky enough to be in Florida to see the STS-131 launch on April, 5, 2010, you will also be able to see the International Space Station fly over just before the space shuttle Discovery lifts off. And, the Moon will be in the picture, too!


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Saturday, 03 April 2010 00:45

Soyuz TMA-18 blasts off 4.2.2010

The Russian Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft was launched at 0404 GMT on April 2, 2010, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. One U.S. astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts were onboard for their two-day journey to the International Space Station (ISS).


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Saturday, 13 March 2010 06:57

Five ISS countries want space ops through 2028

The space agencies for the United States, Russia, Canada, Europe, and Japan are eager to use the International Space Station for expanded scientific experiments, possibly through the year 2028.

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The U.S. space agency NASA has announced an interactive computer simulation involving navigation and communications that allows users to dock the Space Shuttle to the International Space Station, take a trip to Mars or the Moon, and communicate with one of the rovers on Mars.

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The International Space Station Program of NASA has been awarded the Collier Trophy for being the highest flying project in the world of aeronautics and astronautics for 2009.

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